Kubota launch the affordable new B2420 Compact Tractor

Mike Birdin Industry News

kubota compact.jpgKubota has unveiled its first new machine of 2010; the new B2420. An addition to the popular 12, 16 and 18hp B20 Series launched last year, this range-topping 24hp compact tractor delivers everything you expect from Kubota - a simple, user-friendly machine that is powerful, reliable and extremely durable - and all at an affordable price.

Straightforward and exceptionally nimble, the B2420 combines high power output, compact size and class leading manoeuvrability, for performance that's unmatched. The simplicity of the B2420 further enhances its appeal as Kubota has incorporated a range of features without compromising on ease of use.

The exceptionally compact and slimline design - measuring just one metre wide - makes the B2420 ideal for work in confined spaces. A truly versatile machine and excellent value for money, the new B2420 appeals to a wide variety of customers, including smallholders, horticulturists and groundscare professionals alike.

The largest model in the B20 Series, the B2420 features Kubota's renowned 24hp three cylinder E-TVCS (three vortex combustion system) diesel engine. This high performance, low emission engine offers unrivalled power and fuel economy, whilst minimising noise and vibration levels.

With four wheel drive, a maximum speed of 19.4 km/h and nine forward and three reverse gears, the operator can match the power and speed to tackle even the most demanding of tasks with ease.

Aside from power, manoeuvrability and functionality, Kubota has also delivered on operator comfort. The B2420 features power steering, whilst the ergonomic design and simple lay out ensure maximum visibility and comfort, thus minimising operator fatigue. The B2420 incorporates a comfortable suspension seat, an easy-to-read backlit instrument panel and a full flat operator deck for ease of access, as well as a parking brake and large, angled colour coded levers guides for hassle free shifting and instant recognition. The B2420 even comes with a cup holder built into the fender!

To capitalise on the versatility of the B2420, a 615 kg lift capacity at the three point hitch enables the use of a wide variety of implements. The rear PTO has two speeds so that you can get maximum performance and efficiency. So, whether you are working the land, grass cutting or simply transporting, Kubota offers a range of equipment options. Kubota matched implements ensure that you get maximum performance from your tractor.

Speaking about the launch of the B2420, Dave Roberts, Kubota Tractor & Groundcare Division Sales and Marketing Manager, said: "No two tractor owners are the same when it comes to their individual needs, requirements and tractor usage. However, what our customers have told us they need time and again, is a simple,user-friendly machine that is powerful, reliable and extremely durable and comes with an affordable price tag. With the launch of the B2420 we have once again delivered a product which fully meets and even goes beyond these requirements."

"In addition to the B20 tractors launched in Spring 2009, the B2420 offers excellent value for money without compromising on power, versatility or durability, as well as being extremely easy to use, making it the perfect machine for a wide variety of applications. What's more, it has been built to Kubota's exceptionally high standards that are renowned throughout the industry."

Kubota Tractor and Groundcare Division celebrated 30 years in the UK and Ireland last year and throughout this period they have remained at the forefront of the market for compact tractors and commercial ride-on mowers, as well as global leader in the sub 50hp tractor sector.

Kubota has a legendary reputation for quality, performance, reliability, ease of operation and outstanding value for money. It has a national network of specialist appointed dealers who provide the highest standards of advice and after sales support.

Arrange a test drive now and discover the new B2420 for yourself.

For more information about Kubota's new B2420 compact tractor and their market-leading tractors, ride-on mowers and the class-leading RTV900 all-terrain utility vehicle, together with details of your local dealer, contact Kubota Tractor & Groundcare Division Tel: 0800 023 1111/ROI: 1 800 848 000 Email: sales@kubota.co.uk or visit www.kubota.co.uk.

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